Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Sheltair Starts Construction on a New Hangar Complex at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport that will House Banyan Air`s “Red Carpet” FBO Services Sheltair Aviation, one of the nation’s leading aviation services companies, today announced the firm will build, lease, and manage a new 20-acre Northside Hangar Complex at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport with fixed-base operator services offered by Banyan Air Service. The facility will not only include a state-of-the-art 180,000 square foot hangar complex consisting of eight large...
NBAA Welcomes Introduction of Senate Legislation to Bolster General Aviation Washington, DC, July 27, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) thanked Sens. James Inhofe (R-OK) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) for co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation introduced this week, which contains a number of provisions aimed at bolstering the nation’s general aviation community. For example, the Securing and Revitalizing Aviation (SARA) Act of 2018 (S...
NBAA Calls for Further Judicial Scrutiny of SMO Appeals Court Ruling Washington, DC, July 27, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) this week continued the fight to preserve Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) across two separate but related fronts, including the filing of an “en banc” petition asking for rehearing by the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia of the recent determination that a January...
The Journey To Safety BOCA RATON, FL JULY 16, 2018 - Journey Aviation again demonstrated their unwavering safety commitment by renewing their Wyvern Wingman, ARGUS Platinum and ISBAO Stage 2 safety inspections and onsite audits this year for the second time since 2016. "This is especially rewarding because it validates my vision of what I want Journey Aviation to stand for," said CEO Fabian Bello. "...
NBAA Lauds Landsberg's Confirmation as NTSB Vice Chair, Welcomes Homendy to Board Washington, DC, July 25, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed confirmations by the U.S. Senate of acclaimed general aviation safety advocate Bruce Landsberg as vice-chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and transportation veteran Jennifer Homendy to fill an empty board seat. Landsberg held leadership roles in the Aircraft...
NTBAA Celebrating 10th Anniversary with Safety Show-Down Next Month July 25, 2018 - Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas - Celebrating 10 years since its inception, the North Texas Business Aviation Association (NTBAA), has opened registration for its 6th annual Safety Show-Down event, August 23 and 24 in Addison, Texas. Featuring inspirational key note speakers, Dreams Soar founder and global solo pilot for STEM, Ms. Shaesta Waiz, and US Navy TOPGUN fighter pilot and...
Business Aviation Activity Soars According to Latest JSSI Flight Index CHICAGO, July 25, 2018 - Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry, has released the JSSI Business Aviation Index for the second quarter of 2018. The index tracks utilization of approximately 2,000 business aircraft worldwide and reports average flight hours flown on a monthly basis by region,...
Global Aviation (KHIO) Grows Industry Veteran Management Team and Welcomes Samantha Butero as Director of Marketing and Business Development Hillsboro, Oregon – Global Aviation, the full-service, premier FBO at KHIO, is excited to welcome Samantha Butero as the newly appointed Director of Marketing & Business Development, further filling out its team of Aviation Industry veterans. Butero brings 20-years of business aviation industry experience to Global’s management team which will enable her to further enhance...
FAA Awards Nextant Aerospace True Blue PowerTM Lithium-ion Battery Installation STC for Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP CLEVELAND, OHIO, July 18, 2018 – Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, G90XT, remanufactured aircraft, and Challenger 604XT upgrade, is pleased to announce it has received a new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of a True Blue PowerTM Lithium-ion emergency power supply as a direct replacement for the existing 24 VDC sealed lead-acid battery on Textron Aviation...
Constant Aviation Begins Work on First Challenger 601 Awarded from FAA Contract CLEVELAND, OHIO - July 18, 2018 – Constant Aviation, a full-service aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) company with a nationwide network, announced it has begun work at its Sanford, Florida facility on the first of four Challenger 601/604 strip and paint events from a contract awarded in late May by the FAA. The company won back-to-back government contracts by the FAA (...